NR Indexes & Ratings
NR Indexes & Ratings provides Benchmark and Customised Indices, Default Ratings, Corporate Actions and Reference Market Data solutions for Institutional & Retail Investors. Its headline Africa Index range was launched in November 2005 to meet the needs for comprehensive and reliable data for risk management and securities structuring group - creating a truly Pan African benchmark for securities pricing.
The company supplies daily time-sensitive pricing (including evaluated pricing), company valuations, company fundamentals, issuer volatility, risk and correlated information for more than 900 listed and investable firms across Africa. We believe that total price transparency is the key for liquidity and growth in Africa's debt and equity markets, and we intend to power that growth.
NR Indexes & Ratings works with twelve major exchanges on the continent to provide expertise and market knowledge. Our own historic, proprietary and reference database provides the platform through which the Bloomberg Professional service and Reuters report on the flagship Top 40, Mid 45 and Top 100 Benchmark Indexes.
NR Indexes & Ratings has a research team that develops, distributes, and optimizes portfolio construction tools based on sophisticated models for stock selection, asset allocation, and risk management. The tools developed by the quantitative models for stock selection, asset allocation, and risk management. The tools developed by the quantitative team also support the Indexes, Ratings & Research Sales products offered to clients.
Our quantitative strategies involve complex calculations and numerous iterations on large amounts of data – that can be used by Asset Managers, Investment Banks and Research Groups. We are also able to provide a computational platform for easily performing these calculations, developing models, testing strategies, and deploying quantitative tools to our portfolio managers.
NR Capital provides Global Capital Markets Access & Exchange Traded Fund services that allow clients trade Emerging Market stocks and derivatives. We can improve your access to the African financial markets and your risk budgeting approach.
With our IZUKA web based solution, we are able to provide FIX based trading direct from Financial Institutions Globally to Africa's capital markets. Our solution delivers reliable, orderly and fair access to highly liquid and illiquid markets. All processes and systems benefit from ongoing technology investment and regular enhancements, and are backed by dedicated customer support. Our solution completes the circle of providing a cost effective entry point for investors seeking alpha in Africa.
With NR Capital as Partners, you have a cost effective gateway into Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Mauritius, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana and South Africa.
NR Capital with its specific Product Development capabilities will assist Funds, Pension Plan Sponsors and Asset Managers set up Exchange Traded Funds, seek out more Alpha and create Synthetic plays for Hedging strategies.
We also assist new clients in getting over regulatory hurdles for listing Exchange Traded Funds.
We provide access to :
(i) Francophone Africa (Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal)
(ii) Northern Africa (Egypt, Morocco)
(iii) Southern Africa (Botswana, Mauritius, South Africa)
(iv) West Africa (Ghana, Nigeria) and
(v) East Africa (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda)